Desert senna

Senna covesii

plant type:
subshrub
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Loam
Sand
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:
Alkaline

Location

Min elevation:
0
Max elevation:
4500
Counties: 
Cochise
Coconino
Gila
Graham
Greenlee
La Paz
Maricopa
Mohave
Pima
Pinal
Santa Cruz
Yavapai
Yuma

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
Moderate
Germination Overall: 
High
Germination rate: 
Fast
Establishment: 
High

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
Fire
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Tortoise habitatDrought resiliencePollinator habitatWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
Citations:
Abella et al. 2009